Head of Key Accounts, Current Sales & Marketing Jobs Kenya,

With over 5,000 employees in more than 10 countries in Africa, Jumia is led by top talented leaders offering a great mix of local and international talents and is backed by very high-profile shareholders. Jumia is committed to creating sustainable impact for Africa. Jumia offers unique opportunities in a vibrant and booming environment, creating new jobs, new skills, and empowering a new generation. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and manage subcategories under Jumia. Maintain the P&L and develop annual and quarterly category strategic plans by conducting financial analysis of the business.
  • Manage the entire physical product lifecycle, from strategic activities to tactical implementation, including product portfolio idea generation
  • Work closely with the vendor management team to identify vendors and negotiate contracts to ensure best quality and costs.
  • Ensure continuous growth of our existing business by owning pricing and promotions strategy , working with marketing teams to improve product content and visibility; and managing stock availability by coordinating teams across the business to bring the product to the customer.
  • Partner with Jumia Services to improve product availability , reduce costs, and minimize our working capital investment. Work together with system teams to identify main opportunities for process automation and efficiency gains.
  • Influence large number stakeholders across the business; work closely with the team members and other business groups to deliver results and be comfortable in presenting projects and results to senior leadership on a regular basis.

Job requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in any field from a recognized and accredited University 
  • Minimum of 6+ years of relevant professional experience within an e-commerce, retail merchandising or category management role
  • Experience working with top computing brands and scaling new businesses
  • Adequate knowledge of the Online Marketplace and the Ecommerce Industry
  • Strong business judgment with a track record of successful negotiations and overall relationship management.
  • Proven analytical thinking, project management skills, and exceptional organizational skills are essential.
  • Tenacity to develop ideas independently and thrive in a fast-paced start-up environment is essential for success.

N.B: Looking For A New Job? Find Your Next Job With Us. Click Here To Register Your CV. It’s Free.